Henrico unit responds to house fire in West End

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - Around 3 p.m. Monday, Henrico County fire crews responded to the 12000 block of Ridgefield Parkway in the West End to a residential fire.

According to the fire department, the resident was sleeping when he was awakened by his smoke alarm and cats.  Smoke filled the house and the man got out quickly and called 911.

The fire started in a second floor room and was contained to that room. The cause of the fire is under investigation, according to fire officials.

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